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There are two main types of brain cancer. Primary brain cancer starts in the brain. Metastatic brain cancer starts somewhere else in the body and moves to the brain. Brain tumors can be benign, with no cancer cells, or malignant, with cancer cells that grow quickly. Also called glioma, meningioma.
Promising brain cancer vaccine developed at Roswell Park receives orphan drug status from FDA

Promising brain cancer vaccine developed at Roswell Park receives orphan drug status from FDA

Neuroscientists uncover genetic basis for formation of meningiomas in childhood cancer survivors

Neuroscientists uncover genetic basis for formation of meningiomas in childhood cancer survivors

Scientists discover how CD44s molecule gives brain cancer cells a survival advantage

Scientists discover how CD44s molecule gives brain cancer cells a survival advantage

BWH researchers use specific microRNA to identify, alter makeup of glioblastoma subtypes

BWH researchers use specific microRNA to identify, alter makeup of glioblastoma subtypes

Beaumont Health's new Proton Therapy Center starts treating cancer patients

Beaumont Health's new Proton Therapy Center starts treating cancer patients

Study demonstrates potential nanoparticle-based therapeutic strategy for deadly brain tumors

Study demonstrates potential nanoparticle-based therapeutic strategy for deadly brain tumors

High-throughput screening technique reveals new brain cancer drug targets

High-throughput screening technique reveals new brain cancer drug targets

Novel MRI method uses simple sugar solution instead of conventional contrast agents

Novel MRI method uses simple sugar solution instead of conventional contrast agents

OIST researchers create taurine-modified photosensitizer for brain cancer therapy

OIST researchers create taurine-modified photosensitizer for brain cancer therapy

Lack of 'editing' in microRNAs can potentially drive brain cancers

Lack of 'editing' in microRNAs can potentially drive brain cancers

New treatment strategy may destroy difficult-to-treat brain tumors

New treatment strategy may destroy difficult-to-treat brain tumors

New discovery could have major impact on therapies to prevent spread of cancer

New discovery could have major impact on therapies to prevent spread of cancer

Changes in immune activity appear to signal brain tumor growth five years before diagnosis, study finds

Changes in immune activity appear to signal brain tumor growth five years before diagnosis, study finds

Olive oil component may help prevent cancer developing in the brain

Olive oil component may help prevent cancer developing in the brain

Investigational compound inhibits cancer-specific mutations in mice

Investigational compound inhibits cancer-specific mutations in mice

Study reveals how enzyme allows brain tumors to grow despite harsh surroundings

Study reveals how enzyme allows brain tumors to grow despite harsh surroundings

Bioadhesive nanoparticles show potential for drug delivery to specific cells in the brain

Bioadhesive nanoparticles show potential for drug delivery to specific cells in the brain

Researchers identify DNA repair deficiency in many types of solid tumors

Researchers identify DNA repair deficiency in many types of solid tumors

Prototype drug prevents lung cancer tumors in mice by using novel mechanism

Prototype drug prevents lung cancer tumors in mice by using novel mechanism

New spherical nucleic acid drug crosses blood-brain barrier to target brain tumors in animals

New spherical nucleic acid drug crosses blood-brain barrier to target brain tumors in animals